Sachin Tendulkar retirement frenzy: Retailers cash in

Nov 16 2013, 12:06 IST
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Collectabillia, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay, Tradus, Craftsvilla are some of the e-commerce sites that have lined up Sachin Tendulkar-related merchandise. Reuters Collectabillia, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay, Tradus, Craftsvilla are some of the e-commerce sites that have lined up Sachin Tendulkar-related merchandise. Reuters
SummaryE-commerce giants have lined up a host of Sachin Tendulkar memorabilia to attract his faithful fans.

Online retail websites are cashing in on the euphoria around retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's farewell series as e-commerce giants have lined up a host of memorabilia of the cricketer to attract his faithful fans.

Collectabillia, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay, Tradus, Craftsvilla are some of the e-commerce sites that have lined up Sachin Tendulkar-related merchandise, which include limited edition silver coins, autographed bats, books, coffee mugs, cell phone covers, posters and copies of magazines in which Tendulkar featured in the 1990s.

Sachin Tendulkar-endorsed online portal www.musafir.com is offering Mumbai residents free cab rides from different locations in the city to Wankhede Stadium.

Collectabillia.com is offering his fans a chance to own Sachin Tendulkar's commemorative memorabilia to celebrate and relive some of the greatest moments of his illustrious career.

The exclusive Sachin Tendulkar 200th Test Commemorative Memorabillia is a niche collection that includes, 'The Immortals' a signed bat by Tendulkar and Sir Don Bradman and other memorabilia autographed by the legend himself.

The sale of rare memorabilia starts at a price of Rs 50,000 and ranges to 300,000. The collection will be available for pre-booking at Collectabillia.com.

The collection also includes a set of cricket balls signed by the bating great, an autographed bat with a hook, and to celebrate his final Test outing, three autographed prints aptly titled The 'Ultimate Cricketer','Pride Of Nation' and 'Farewell To Mumbai'.

Snapdeal is offering limited edition collectibles priced at Rs five lakh, while eBay has created a special page to display Tendulkar-related products. Flipkart has over 100 listings for Sachin Tendulkar-related products.

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